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Showing posts from January 18, 2009

This and That

Update at bottom

I've been so neglectful, and I have a bunch of things that I want to say. So I'm doing one of those posts full of random tidbits, mostly updates from other posts. Hey, it's better than not posting at all, right?


I'd love to add all my online friends as Facebook friends. I really would! But (you knew there was going to be a "but," right?) when I started my blog I promised my internet-security conscious husband that I would not use our real names* or post pictures where you could see any of our faces. I'm on Facebook with my real name, with the Pumpkin's real name and linked to my husband with his real name. We have both already posted pics of us and the Pumpkin. So to friend my online friends (even via email) would go against the spirit of my promise to my husband and his comfort level of the internet and my blog. I hope you all understand. And I hope we can just keep up with each other through the blog. Maybe I…

Question of the Week - Time Sucks

Okay, I know I've been a bit neglectful of my blog and others' blogs. I'm really sorry about it. I have tried to keep up. It used to be that blogs (writing and reading) took up all my free time. I do love the blogs. That and good books. Those were always my biggest time sucks (outside of work, family and sleep, of course).

But now, there is a new thing taking my time... I joined Facebook. I did it. I refused to join for a very long time because I knew it would just eat up my time. But my sister's been bugging me for years to get on. Then my best friend and some others close to me got. The final straw was that my sister started telling me about the word games that you can play against your friends and online. I loves me some word games.

So now, I'm completely addicted. And it has been great. I've found old friends, coworkers and even acquaintances who I'd lost touch with. Although an ex-boyfriend sent me a friend request, but that is easily ignored.

But mostly…